Battle of the Underrated Guitarists: #17 (Round 2): Billy Gibbons vs Roy Buchanan

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edited September 2008 in History of Rock
[CENTER]BILLY GIBBONS[/CENTER]
wikipedia said:
William Frederick (Billy) Gibbons (born December 16, 1949), nicknamed the Reverend Willie G, is best known as the guitarist for ZZ Top. He is also the lead vocalist and composer for many of the band's classic songs. A Houston native, Gibbons is known for playing a classic 1959 Gibson Les Paul guitar he calls Miss Pearly Gates. He is known to play his guitar using a quarter or a peso as a pick, lending a distinctive sound to his playing.
Joe Blues:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wPhzn2iVptA

Sharp Dressed Man:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fW_QCRGvT-g

Blue Jean Blues:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5LlxRX8fgsU

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[CENTER]ROY BUCHANAN[/CENTER]
wikipedia said:
Roy Buchanan (September 23, 1939 - August 14, 1988) was an American guitarist and blues musician. He is noted for his use of note bending, volume swells, staccato runs, and pinch harmonics. Buchanan was a pioneer of the Telecaster sound.
Sweet Dreams:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yOptDDU3rOo

The Messiah Will Come Again:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=On5372UztI0&feature=related

Fly...Night Bird:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pe-bRk76xIM

PLEASE LISTEN BEFORE YOU VOTE!

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